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Healthy Summer Side Dishes (Slide 26)

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Try a sweet glaze on beets or other root vegetables to help balance their earthy flavor. This easy recipe will work with steamed carrots, turnips or rutabaga too.

Recipe: Brown Sugar-Glazed Beets

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